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  • Iraq Finance 2014 was well attended by top banking and finance professionals from throughout the world

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  • HE Dr Qusay Al-Suhail - First Deputy President of Parliament

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  • Abdul Bassit Turki Saeed - Governor, Central Bank of Iraq

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  • The conference benefitted from the input of top members of the Iraqi government

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  • Symexco would like to thank all the sponsors, exhibitors and delegates who made Iraq Finance 2014 such a resounding success

Keynote speakers of Iraq Finance 2014 included:

We would like to thank all of our sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and delegates for attending this year’s Iraq Finance conference and exhibition. The event was an amazing success and we were delighted to welcome so many new faces to make this our biggest event yet.

Iraq Finance 2014 – the pre-eminent forum for finance and investment professionals with interests in Iraq. Following 2012’s hugely successful launch event, Iraq Finance 2014 took place in the financial capital of the region, Dubai.

Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Abdul Bassit Turki Saeed, Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq and Chairman of the Federal Board of Supreme Audit (FBSA), Iraq Finance 2014 united over 300 investors, global corporate leaders, bankers, finance professionals and legal and high-level corporate executives with leaders from Parliament, National Investment Commission, Iraq Stock Exchange, Trade Bank of Iraq, Association of Private Banks, Ministry of Industry & Minerals, and internationally from OECD, IMF, and USAID. Contributions from the private sector companies included presentations by corporate experts from Standard Chartered, Qi Card, MasterCard, KPMG, Svensk Exportkredit and many more.

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  • Testimonials

    Scott Taylor - Finance Manger, Pioneer Engineering Group

    “Very useful experience as a non-banking finance manager. The quality of presentation and the attendance of senior Iraqi government officials gave the conference real weight.”

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    Richard Cotton, Marketing, Biogh

    “High quality delegates, important relevant topics openly discussed.”

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    Sanjay Motwani, President, Sansar Capital

    “The event puts together key players in the market. It is a must go for anyone interested in any aspects of Iraq Finance.”

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    Hamoda Zahawi, Attorney, US Department of Commerce

    “For those seeking a ‘real world’ look at the future of Iraq finance by these movers and shakers making the future, this conference is a must!”

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    Jonathan Gordon, CFO, Shell Iraq

    “Great networking opportunity. Great opportunity to gain insight into the financial status and conditions for growth in Iraq.”

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    Chris August, Director, Philadelphia Consulting

    “A very beneficial platform for active discussion on Iraq finance.”

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    Andrew Tait, Finance Director, Basrah Gas Company

    “An excellent platform to engage on latest experience and developments within Iraq finance.”

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    Jean Vacque, Head of Treasury, Basrah Gas Company

    “It is the type of event that will truly accelerate the development of Iraq finance and banking.”

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    Azad Yahya Saeed Bajger, Chairman, Cihan Bank for Islamic Investment and Finance P.S.C.

    “Thank you for the well-organised conference.”



Leading investment banks unveil their strategies for Iraq

Success story behind Asiacell’s IPO

Presenting development plans for Iraq’s Stock Exchange and increasing its role as an important source of capital

Understanding reforms in Iraq finance and banking and their impact on international business and project finance

Why Attend?

  1. Identify and explore investment opportunities across a multitude of sectors: oil & gas, banking and finance, heavy industry, infrastructure, housing, and others.
  2. Discuss sources and structures of finance for Iraq’s major projects.
  3. Network with top decision-makers from the government of Iraq.
  4. Examine the state of Iraq’s banking sector; discuss the urgent reforms needed, and mechanisms for involvement.
  5. Benefit from the largest annual gathering of investment professionals and decision-makers focused on maximising opportunity in one of the world’s top performing economies.